Youth Theatre


“Tortoise and the Hare”
Book and Music by Chase Ramsey and David P. Smith

Audition Form:

Ages 7-12
Auditions are Friday, May 21 6:00-8:00pm @ AF COPA Studios
Prepare 16 bars of a song that showcases your voice

Director: Jenn Lamoureaux
Music: Marcie Jacobsen

This is a preshow for the Summer Teen Musical Comedy
Tech Rehearsal is July 19 & Performances are July 20 & 21

Rehearsals are in June & July; Monday – Friday 5-7:00pm
No Rehearsals during COPA Tour Week or on July 4


Summer 2021 CYT Production Announced:


Director: Chase Ramsey
Collaboration: David Smith
Musical Director: DeLayne Dayton
Choreographer: Janessa Ramsey
Questions: contact Sherri Holcombe (Production Stage Manager) at

Ages: 12-18 yrs. (12 yrs by July 15)
AUDITIONS: Tuesday March 23rd: 8:00-9:30 at American Fork COPA Studios.
Please come prepared with 16 bars of a comedic musical number that best showcases your voice.

During April and May – we will be working rehearsals around Alpine District Spring Break and COPA Showcases. Most rehearsals during this month will be on Friday afternoons/evenings and Saturday mornings.

June/July rehearsals: Monday – Friday 2-5:00; Saturday mornings. Towards the final two weeks, some rehearsals may be in the evenings. We are working with other summer productions and adjusting rehearsals so students can have multiple opportunities to perform.

COPA Showcase week will be an OFF week for rehearsals

COPA Company Audition days will be OFF days for rehearsals

COPA June Tours will be an OFF week for rehearsals

Performances: (Tech) July 19/20 – each cast will have their own tech;
July 20-21 Covey Center Performances

**As we prepare for auditions, rehearsals, and performances – all activities will follow COVID-19 guidelines with social distancing, wearing of masks, observing safety measures including – not attending any part of the process if exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms and/or you have been exposed to anyone with the virus or symptoms of the virus.

We know that many of our faculty and students are participating in multiple shows this summer. COPA CYT wants you to be part of our summer too! Chase Ramsey and David Smith have written a new TEEN Comedy Musical – picture….Noises Off meets High School Musical!! Add our audition dates to your calendar and be part of this NEW WORK!


Auditions for the Children’s Show “The Tortoise and The Hare,” will be announced soon and is for ages 7-11years.

Performances and tech will be announced soon.

Rehearsals will begin in April.

Online Audition forms will be made available the week before auditions.